Knitting Classes with Maria Velasquez-McKeeth:
Knitting Basics 1 - $25
January 23rd. 6-8pm
This two hour class for the beginning beginner will start with a basic overview of knitting tools and materials and proceed to teach the knitted cast on, knit stitch, and purl stitch.
Knitting Basics 2 - $25
January 30th 6-8pm
This two hour class is a continuation of Knitting 1. Instruction will be given in increases, decreases, and "reading" your knitting. Patterns and handouts will be provided via email before the class date; please give an email address when you register for the class.
Prerequisite: Knitting 1 or instructor approval. You must be able to cast on, knit and purl to take this class successfully.
Knitting in the Round: Double Pointed Needles-$30
February 6th 6-8pm
We will use DPNs and worsted yarn to make a quick and easy winter hat. Class supplies to bring:
75g worsted weight yarn (wool or wool blend preferred)
Size 7 (4.5mm) double-pointed needles
Skills to bring: Knit, purl, cast on, decrease with SSK and K2tog
Sock Seminar- $80
February 13th, 20th, 27th and March 6th 6-8pm.
During this 4-week class we will knit a cuff-down sock from cast-on to toe graft. Learn about all the parts of a sock, sock fabric and how to adjust for different-sized feet. Warning: knitting socks is addictive! (If you have not knit in the round before please take a hat class to familiarize yourself with the technique.)
Crochet Classes with Peter Franzi
Basic Crochet Stitches - $25
Come learn the basics of crochet stitches. The class covers only stitch construction. No previous crochet experience necessary. Class materials: J Hook and worsted or bulky weight yarn, solid and light-colored.
January 13th 6-8pm
Crochet for Beginners Level 1.. 6 Hours - $65
Learn to crochet with award-winning designer and instructor, Peter Franzi. Over three weeks, you will learn all basic crochet stitches and terminology and pattern reading. In-class projects give welcome opportunity to put into practice your newly learned skills. No previous experience with crochet needed or expected. Come and join in the fun.
January 27th, February 3rd, and February 10th 6-8pm
Crochet for Beginner’s Level 2.. 6 Hours -- $65
Use your beginner’s skills to learn more complex stitch construction. Experience a chainless foundation stitch. Did you know that there is more than one way to work a Double Crochet? I’ll show you at least 3 more. Learn popcorns, clusters and shells. Purls in crochet? You betcha! Prerequisite: Crochet for Beginners Level 1 or equivalent knowledge (with instructor approval).
February 17th, 24th and 31st
Stitch and Bitch with us, Thursdays from 6-9pm Free!